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Coronavirus pandemic: China Today, reported no new local infections for the first time

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 3:37 pm   /   NEWS

China Today, reported no new local infections for the first time China has reported no new locally transmitted coronavirus cases for the first time since the pandemic began, marking a major turning point in the global battle to contain Covid-19. At a news conference on Thursday morning, officials from China’s National Health Commission announced there had been […]

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Coronavirus update: Madrid hotel transformed into coronavirus hospital

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 3:12 pm   /   NEWS

Madrid hotel transformed into coronavirus hospital Doctors wearing face masks on Thursday welcomed patients to a four-star Madrid hotel which was transformed into a care facility for people with mild cases of coronavirus. The 359-room Gran Hotel Colon is the first in Spain to be repurposed to treat people infected with the virus but the […]

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Italy surpasses China in number of coronavirus deaths

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 2:39 pm   /   NEWS

Italy surpasses China in number of coronavirus deaths Rome, Italy has just surpassed China for the most number of deaths related to coronavirus, making it the world’s deadliest center of the outbreak. The number of deaths in Italy reached 3,405 on Thursday, the Italian Civil Protection Agency said at a news conference — 156 more than China’s toll, which, […]

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California orders its nearly 40 million residents to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 1:59 pm   /   NEWS

California orders its nearly 40 million residents to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus The nation’s most populous state is ordering its nearly 40 million residents to stay at home to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Nineteen people have died and more than 900 tested positive for coronavirus in California. California Gov. Gavin […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic: Trump Says FDA Approved Anti-Malaria Drug Chloroquine To Test As Coronavirus Treatment

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 1:26 pm   /   NEWS

Trump Says FDA Approved Anti-Malaria Drug Chloroquine To Test As Coronavirus Treatment Topline: President Trump said in a Thursday press briefing that chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, drugs used to treat malaria and severe arthritis, were approved by the Food and Drug Administration to test as a COVID-19 coronavirus treatment, as the number of cases nationwide continues to increase. The […]

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Finally, Lagos bans religious gathering of over 50 worshippers

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 1:12 pm   /   NEWS

The Lagos state government has banned religious gathering of over 50 worshippers amid the outbreak of corona virus. The state commissioner for home affairs, Anofiu Elegushi disclosed this at a meeting with religious leaders on Wednesday. Explaining that the state government is not insensitive to religious activities, Elegushi said: “Only the living can worship, it […]

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Corona Virus: Lagos State Government To Shut Down Schools

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 1:02 pm   /   NEWS

CORONA VIRUS: LASG TO SHUT DOWN SCHOOLS As part of the preventive measures against the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Lagos State Government is closing down all public and private schools from Monday, 23rd March 2020. The move becomes necessary to prevent our children and their teachers from getting more vulnerable to the pandemic. It […]

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Renowned preacher, Reinhard Bonnke, dies at 79

Posted: December 7, 2019 at 11:09 pm   /   NEWS

Renowned German Pentecostal evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke has died at the age of 79. Popularly known for his gospel missions throughout Africa and Nigeria especially. Bonnke passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, December 7. The announcement of his demise was published on his Facebook page. The preacher was known for particularly spreading the […]

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DSS releases Sowore, Bakare after court’s ultimatum

Posted: December 6, 2019 at 7:37 am   /   NEWS

Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday released Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare. He had spent 124 days in DSS custody.  One of the lawyers to the duo, Inibehe Effiong, confirmed this to our correspondent in a phone chat last night. “I can confirm that both Sowore and Bakare […]

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Orji Uzor Kalu gets 12 years imprisonment for N7.65b fraud

Posted: December 6, 2019 at 7:09 am   /   NEWS

SENATE Chief Whip Orji Uzor Kalu was on Thursday sentenced to jailed for 12 years after a 12 year time trial for fraud and money laundering. Kalu was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for N7.65 billion fraud committed during his tenure as Abia State governor between 1999 and 2007. A Federal […]

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